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January 10, 2014 at 1:41 PM

Inmate stabbed at Monroe prison

Update at 3:30 p.m.: | Department of Corrections staff have identified the inmate who stabbed another offender at the Monroe Correctional Complex today as Brian D. Rivas. Rivas, 21, is serving a 17-year sentence for first-degree assault. Rivas, who was convicted in Pierce County Superior Court, could face new assault charges because of today’s attack, Department…


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August 21, 2013 at 7:29 AM

Reinstated Monroe prison workers to get $350,000

EVERETT (AP) — Washington taxpayers will be paying about $350,000 to compensate three recently reinstated Monroe corrections officers and a demoted sergeant who were disciplined after their co-worker, Jayme Biendl, was killed by an inmate in 2011. The Daily Herald reports the estimated compensation includes benefits, sick leave, vacation, union dues, retirement contributions and…


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